1. Features
    Up close with Mountain Lion: Security

    Though Apple has long prided itself on the Mac’s safety record, recent events such as the Flashback Trojan horse have proven that the company can’t...

  2. Features
    Up close with Mountain Lion: Sharing

    One of the many features that Mountain Lion has borrowed from iOS is the idea of systemwide sharing. In many apps you’ll see a Share button,...

  3. Help
    How to make a bootable Mountain Lion install drive

    Like Lion (OS X 10.7) before it, Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8) doesn’t ship on a disc – it’s available only as an installer app downloadable from...

  4. Help 1
    How to install Mountain Lion over Leopard (OS X 10.5)

    As we explained in our guide to installing Mountain Lion, one of the requirements for installing OS X 10.8 is that you already have at least Snow...

  5. Help 1
    Should you do a ‘clean install’ of Mountain Lion?

    It used to be that when upgrading to a major new version of OS X, installing over an existing OS X installation – for example, installing 10.3 over...

  6. Features
    Up close with Mountain Lion: Notifications

    iOS users will immediately recognise Mountain Lion’s new notification system—it’s more or less the same one that debuted on iOS 5 last...

  7. Help 1
    Installing Mountain Lion: What you need to know

    Before Lion (OS X 10.7) debuted last year, installing the latest major version of Mac OS X meant buying a disc and slipping it into your Mac’s optical...

  8. Features
    Up close with Mountain Lion: iCloud

    When Apple introduced iCloud at 2011’s Worldwide Developers Conference, the company touted the online service’s ability to seamlessly sync...

  9. News
    iPhoto, Aperture get Mountain Lion updates

    Apple’s iWork suite may have been updated to add Documents in the Cloud support, but those weren’t the only Apple-built apps to get a Mountain...

  10. News
    Mountain Lion arrives in Mac App Store

    Apple on Wednesday released Mountain Lion, the operating system otherwise known as OS X 10.8. Mountain Lion adds several iOS-inspired apps and features,...

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